Hospitality Management HND

UCAS code 042N

What is special about this course?

The HND Hospitality Management will give you the knowledge and hands-on skills to succeed in a managerial position in the growing hospitality industry.

The course builds on knowledge gained in the HNC Hospitality, and enhances the focus on management and supervisory skills.

Special features

  • You may also have the opportunity to complete additional qualifications such as REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene Group Award, and enjoy working in partnership with organisations such as Gleneagles
  • You may also be required to undertake a local unsupervised 10 week work placement.
  • You can study full time or part time to suit your personal and professional circumstances

Accommodation

We offer modern student accommodation at a number of our locations.

Entry requirements

  • 2 Scottish Highers at grade C or above OR
  • 2 A levels at grade D or above
  • Prospective students without the standard entry requirements as listed above are encouraged to apply
  • You may be invited to attend an interview

Advanced entry

Year 1 - HNC

Mandatory units are:

  • Food and beverage service
  • Food hygiene intermediate
  • Hospitality financial and control systems
  • Hospitality graded unit 1
  • Hospitality industry
  • Hospitality supervision

Optional units may include:

  • Accommodation servicing
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Conferences: an introduction
  • Creating a culture of customer care
  • Events industry: an introduction
  • Food production processes
  • Hospitality front office procedures 1
  • Information technology applications software
  • Licensed premises operations
  • Management of human resource management for the hospitality industry 1 
  • Personal development planning
  • Work experience

Option units available may vary depending on study location, for more information contact your chosen campus.

Year 2 - HND

Mandatory units:

  • Accommodation management
  • Hospitality: graded unit 2
  • Hospitality management accounting
  • Management of food and beverage operations
  • Managing financial resources in hospitality 
  • Managing hospitality organisations 1
  • Managing hospitality organisations 2

Optional subjects may include:

  • Advanced food and beverage service
  • Food classification and purchase
  • Industrial experience
  • Scottish licensing law

How will I study my course?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Our priority is to provide a safe learning environment for all students and staff. We will continue to review government guidance as lockdown measures shift over the next few months and will inform you of any further changes to the information provided below about your course. You will study the course through our blended learning approach. In semester one, September 2020, the theory elements will mainly be delivered mainly online through a combination of video conference seminars, tutor-supported study and self-directed study using the university's virtual learning environment. You will also have the opportunity to do an online induction at the start of the course. On-campus activities and practical sessions will be introduced in line with the developing Scottish Government public health measures and guidance, including social distancing.
  • Full-time
  • Part-time (structured)

You will study through a combination of practical skills as well as face-to-face and video conference lectures in the classroom, and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE).


How long will my course last?


  • Full-time: 2 years
  • Part-time: 4 years

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness College UHI
  • Perth College UHI

Start date

  • September

Fees

For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Higher National Awards (HNC, HND)2019-202020-21
Full-time per year £1,285 £1,285
Part-time (per HN credit) £86 £86

Rest of UK students

For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man) and with a term time address in Scotland studying this course, the following fees apply:

Higher National Awards (HNC, HND)2019-202020-21
Full-time per year £6,720 £6,720
Part-time (per HN credit) £448 £448

Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.

There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living while studying.

International students

For students who do not normally reside in the UK or European Union and with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:

Higher National Awards (HNC, HND)2019-202020-21
Full-time per year £6,855 £7,020
Part-time (per HN credit) £457 £468

Part-time study is not open to international student requiring a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK.

Funding

External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact Perth College UHI or Inverness College UHI for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You will be suitably qualified to take up posts as a trainee manager in a medium or large hotel, or as a unit manager in industrial catering.

Can I progress into further study?

You may be able to progress to year 3 of our BA (Hons) Hospitality Management.

Is there more information available online?

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What our students, graduates and staff say

I work at Gleneagles Hotel but want to advance my career with an academic qualification. I plan to go on to the degree after completing the HND.

Scott Smith, HND Hospitality Management student, Perth College UHI.

Apply for Hospitality Management HND

I want to start in Aug/Sep 2020

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands. We operate a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.